Percy Bysshe Shelley: The Sensitive Plant

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
by Percy Bysshe Shelley
A Vision of the Sea

The Sensitive Plant

Composed at Pisa, early in 1820 (dated 'March, 1820,' in Harvard manuscript), and published, with "Prometheus Unbound", the same year: included in the Harvard College manuscript book. Reprinted in the "Poetical Works", 1839, both editions.